Specialist Practitioner In Occupational Health and Wellbeing

University College London - UCL - Human Resources - Occupational Health

The Occupational Health & Wellbeing team provides professional evidence-based, effective occupational health and wellbeing advice and services to UCL and external clients in order to promote health at work and enhance the cultural and physical environment in which teaching and research activity can operate effectively. It is SEQOHS accredited.

UCL’s tremendous success as one of the world’s best universities has enabled significant growth as we continue to recruit and develop the world’s best people. UCL HR enables UCL to attract and retain the remarkable people that make UCL London's Global University. We provide professional advice and services to managers and staff with the objective of maintaining a high quality, diverse, motivated and committed workforce.

Reporting to the Principal Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health, the Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health will provide advice and support to managers, tutors, staff and professionally regulated students in the identification of health risks arising from work and study activity, and on issues that affect health and wellbeing. The Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health will undertake health assessment of individuals in relation to the requirements of their work or study (case management), undertake clinical work, policy review and will be expected to be involved in special projects and working groups. The Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health may also be responsible for the management of an OH Advisor and / or a Practice Nurse (trainee).

You will be on part 3 of the NMC register, with relevant post registration experience. You will need a detailed knowledge of all aspects of occupational health and wellbeing service provision, experience of NHS or HE occupational health environment and excellent evidence based clinical assessment and advisory skills.

The successful candidate must have excellent numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills, experience of computerised occupational health record keeping systems and Microsoft office applications.

UCL is a dynamic, global university based in one of the most exciting capital cities in the world. Not only does working at UCL offer the opportunity to work with some of the greatest intellects in the world, it also offers competitive terms, conditions and benefits to its staff.

83% of staff would recommend UCL as a good place to work and 86% are proud to work for UCL (source: UCL Staff Engagement Survey 2015). In addition and amongst other things we offer 27 days annual leave and 6 UCL closure days; a comprehensive professional development programme, including mandatory updates for clinical work and revalidation; competitve pension benefits; and, an attractive range of other benefits: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/benefits/employee_benefits.php.

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the Person Specification as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria.

UCL vacancy reference: 1609568.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact: Max Hill, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing: max.hill@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 2802.

For all queries regarding the application process, please contact Alison Kenyon, Practice Manager, Occupational Health and Wellbeing: alison.kenyon@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7679 2802.

Closing Date: 7 December 2016.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: week commencing 12 December 2016.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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